1750s BC

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The 1750s BC was a decade lasting from January 1, 1759 BC to December 31, 1750 BC.

Events and trends[edit]

  • c. 1750 BC—The eruption of Mt. Veniaminof, located on the Alaskan Peninsula, becomes the first global volcanic eruption in history.[1][2]
  • c. 1750 BC—Hammurabi dies and is succeeded by his son, Samsu-iluna, who is already involved in Babylonian government.[3]

Significant people[edit]

  • Hammurabi, king of Babylon since 1792 BC, according to the middle chronology
  • Rim-Sin I, king of Larsa since 1758 BC, according to the short chronology